Sergio Ponce

Partner since 2014 ––– Madrid
Member no. 72538 of the Madrid Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • English

  • French



Sergio Ponce is a lawyer in Uría Menéndez’s Madrid office. He became a partner in 2014. Since joining the firm in 2002, Sergio has specialised in employment and social security law.

Sergio has extensive experience in advising Spanish and foreign companies on the drafting and termination of employment contracts, particularly for senior executives, as well as on labour law issues relating to merger, acquisition and corporate restructuring transactions, and outsourcing procedures.

He frequently advises on redundancy procedures and collective bargaining agreements.

A substantial part of Sergio’s practice involves advising clients on their employment disputes and representing them at court, as well as negotiating out-of-court settlements. He also provides advice on remuneration, pensions and other benefits.

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  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), 2002
  • Diploma in Public Law, ICADE, 2002
  • Diploma in Labour Law Practice, Escuela de Práctica Jurídica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2003

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

In recent years, Sergio has lectured on labour law for various master’s programmes and other courses. He is also a regular speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences related to his field of expertise.

Recent publications

  • Sergio Ponce. In Derecho social de la Unión Europea. Aplicación por el Tribunal de Justicia. María Emilia Casas Baamonde (Director), Ignacio García-Perrote Escartín (Director), Román Gil Alburquerque (Director), Adriano Gómez García-Bernal (Director), Antonio Vicente Sempere Navarro (Director). Madrid: BOE, 2023

  • Daniel Cerrutti, Sergio Ponce. In Guide to Workplace Investigations. Phil Linnard (Contributing Editor), Clare Fletcher (Contributing Editor). London: International Employment Lawyer (IEL), 2022

  • Sergio Ponce. Expansión (, 17/03/2022

  • Sergio Ponce. In Comentario al Texto Refundido de la Ley Concursal. Abel B. Veiga Copo (Director), Miguel Martínez Muñoz (Coordinador). Cizur Menor (Navarra): Aranzadi, 2021

  • Raúl Boo, Sergio Ponce. In Abogacía, graduados sociales y proceso laboral. Arturo Álvarez Alarcón (Director), Ángel de Álvaro Montero (Coordinador). Valencia: Tirant lo Blanch, 2019